Audiovisual Cultures in East Asia: Film, Music, and Other Media
This seminar introduces to students to various aspects of audiovisual cultures in East Asia, including film, photography, music and other new and emerging media. It focuses on visual and sound studies and their interconnected relationship to the constitution of the sensible world within the East Asian regions while connecting to the larger global context, highlighting the global movement and cross-cultural networks of audiovisual media both enabled and complicated by technologies. Emphases are also placed on hand-on practice with individual and group projects. The goal is to not only understand audiovisual cultures critically but also actively engage in their production.